This Is The Solution To The Really Difficult P5 Test Question

The solution, explained like you're 5 Here's the model answer. Previously we did not attribute the source of model answer, but this image has since been attributed to mothership.sg. The screenshot came from here first. Source So most of you would probably have seen that blasted Primary 5 Math Olympiad question floating around online: https://www.facebook.com/kennethjianwenz/photos/a.173663129479243.1073741827.167504136761809/385751114937109/?type=1 Everyone's...

7 Things You Do (Almost) Everyday That Breaks The Law

Bet you didn't know these everyday actions are illegal The number of laws Singapore has is too damn high. From the recent public drinking ban, to Section 377A, there seem to be too many ways for us to end up in jail. But seven laws stand out for being both intrusive and...

Singaporeans Waste 87 Hours Yearly Getting Stuck In Traffic Jams

Are traffic jams driving you up the wall? Traffic jams are the no doubt the much-dreaded part of a motorist's daily commute. Sometimes when we’re stuck in a jam, the roads just never seem to end. Although the number of cars on the road are regulated through the Certificate of Entitlement (COE)...

SMRT And SBS Pocket Over $1 Million In Incentives From LTA

Incentives given as reward for improving service reliability It's become almost common practice for Singaporeans to complain about public transport, and then blame everything on poor Minister Lui Tuck Yew. 4 minutes of waiting time for the train during rush hour? #LuiTuckYewOut Bus doesn't come on time? #LuiTuckYewOut Source But in an effort to improve...

Singtel Rolls Out Messaging App ‘Wavee’ to Rival Whatsapp

This could be Singtel's last chance to take back lost ground from Whatsapp Remember when Singtel made headlines when it wanted to charge users for using Whatsapp? After public uproar forced Singtel to shelve those plans, we thought that the rivalry between the two were finally done with. Well, not if Singtel...

Scoot Takes Jab At American Airline for Being A Copycat In Video

Scoot just made a very passive-aggressive shot firing video Scoot Airlines Chief Executive Officer Campbell Wilson is very flattered. Flattered that his airline has "inspired" the designs and colour scheme of North American aircraft carrier, Spirit Airlines, Scoot has posted a video to their Facebook page essentially accusing Spirit of plagiarism. They smartly avoided mentioning the...

Ho Kwon Ping Suggests Blurring Racial Categorisations, But Doing So Isn’t Such A Good...

S R Nathan Fellow thinks that CIMO categorisations are oversimplistic S R Nathan Fellow and executive chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings Ho Kwon Ping has suggested that Singapore's Chinese-Malay-Indian-Other (CMIO) categorisation has become redundant and insufficient to group society today. This is largely due to the increasingly vocal and diverse society. He feels that the CMIO...

Does CNA Agree That PM Lee’s Cabinet Merry-Go-Round Has Elections In Mind?

Calculated, precise, and accurate; elections may be called by year-end In case you guys don't know, PM Lee recently did some reshuffles to his Cabinet. Although such movements are not very rare (this is PM's fifth reshuffle ever since the 2011 General Elections), analysts think that this time, there's a deeper...

Singapore’s Education System Only Needs Some Tweaks, Rather Than A Entire Overhaul

The Singapore education system is still "unfixed" -- but is fixing required? The debate over education in Singapore has been raging for as long as anyone can remember. Recently, Dr Tony Wagner, an expert-in-residence at Harvard University’s Innovation Lab, suggested that Singapore's education system would only develop good test-takers and not innovators...

8 Nefarious Singaporeans On Interpol’s Wanted List

18 people on the Interpol list whittled down to just 8 names The Interpol is an intergovernmental organisation that helps coordinate international police cooperation. It regularly publishes a list of wanted people, and top syndicate bosses are usually no stranger to this list. Since Singapore is known to be a relatively safe country...